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WILMINGTON HEALTH AND SAFETY SCHOOL: DON’T MISS IT!

The National Association of Safety Professionals is proud to be part of the Wilmington Regional Safety & Health School this year.  Each year, safety professionals from around the area organize this excellent event which brings nationally recognized speakers to the Port City to focus on the latest in safety-related topics…

What Makes our CSM So Special?

We just completed our CSM course in Wilmington, NC and what a diverse crowd we had attend from around the world.  I met with several of the students after the class for a nice, cold beverage and enjoyed some of the feedback I received. We had ‘newbies’ and veterans alike…

What’s New with OSHA Under Trump?

President Trump’s first year-plus in office has been anything but quiet. But his influence on OSHA and workplace safety hasn’t made too many headlines. Jordan Barab, a former OSHA official under Obama, reviewed the biggest changes OSHA has made in the first 17 months of the Trump administration during a…

Recent OSHA Citations from Around the Country

Steel plate falls on, kills worker: $162K OSHA fine A struck-by incident killed an employee of this company. OSHA visited after having fined the company just last year in a separate incident. Douglas N. Higgins Inc., a utility company, faces $162,596 in proposed penalties following an incident in which an…

OVERCOMING THE TRANSFER PROBLEM: THE SMART MODEL

When we teach our Certified Safety Manager course, we discuss the issue of taking what you learn in a class such as this and transferring it to the actual workplace.  This is not easy to accomplish. We leave the course brimming with new ideas, embracing the challenge to develop and…